Jewish Learning

 

5 Ideas for a More Sustainable Shabbat Dinner

I’ll admit it. If someone stopped me in the street and said Quick! Name a Jewish value! sustainability would not be the first to come to mind. After all, sustainability is a universal idea, not [...]
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The Message of the Shabbat Candles: A Blazing Warmth in the Midst of Darkness

Shabbat candles are kind of a classic when it comes to traditions that go way way back. Originally, they served a practical purpose — the Torah forbids Jews from kindling fire on Shabbat, so lighting [...]
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Around OneTable: Passover with Be’chol Lashon & Haggadot.com

Did you know that the first night of Passover 2019 is a Friday? BECAUSE WE DID. Time to gather around the Friday night table, this time adding some of your favorite Passover themes, discussions, and [...]
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How Shabbat dinner led to The Jewish Planner

As a OneTable host, I found the joy and grounding power of a weekly Shabbat practice. I also became more curious about the Jewish calendar’s other wisdom for marking time throughout the seasons. My grad […]

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Wellness Shabbat Hosting Series | Hospitality for sober guests and those who choose not to drink

By showing up in community, sober, and celebrating the gift of Shabbat, we set aside differences and celebrate the similarities we find in connection. It has been said the opposite of addiction is connection, and [...]
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Jewish Perspectives on Racial Justice at the Shabbat Dinner Table

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we partnered with Repair the World to provide resources and options that allow you to choose how best to frame the conversation around your dinner table.
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Shabbat Songs

Live music from OneTable LA's 2018 Hanukkah event. Singing, especially in community, is transformative. It awakens parts of ourselves that may have laid dormant all week long; it makes us feel connected to the people [...]
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HOW TO HYGGE SHABS: ISSA VIBE

Like so many of us, I sometimes struggle to make time for myself, and especially time for Shabbat. I never really had a set Shabbat practice growing up, so though I have a deep love [...]
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Host a Ballot Party Shabbat to Prep for the Polls

We're partnering with BallotReady and MitzVote to help you host your own democracy-informed Shabbat dinner in time for the midterms! Check out the BallotParty Shabbat Guide below. If you need to submit an absentee ballot [...]
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